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Might having a urinary tract infection cause an elderly person to lose his ability to speak and interact?
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Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatrics - Urology
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In brief: No
Not unless that infection spreads, becomes very severe and affects the parts of the brain controlling speech.
This would be incredibly rare.

In brief: No
Not unless that infection spreads, becomes very severe and affects the parts of the brain controlling speech.
This would be incredibly rare.
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
In brief: Highly unlikely
There is no reason to lose ability to speak unless this is a rare side effect from medications taken for the uti.

In brief: Highly unlikely
There is no reason to lose ability to speak unless this is a rare side effect from medications taken for the uti.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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